Securing the future for Australia’s wildlifeNestled up high in the beautiful heritage-listed Barrington Tops is the last hope for some of Australia’s most threatened species, Aussie Ark. Aussie Ark was established in 2011 as ‘Devil Ark’, with a focus on saving the iconic Tasmanian devil from extinction, but its role has expanded into creating a long-term future for a number... Read Story Read Story
Surfing on a wave of community supportIt attracts some of the world’s best surfers to the shores of Newcastle at the end of each summer, but Surfest is more than just the city’s biggest sporting event – it’s also a celebration of community spirit. People are often surprised when you mention that Surfest began its life as the world’s richest professional... Read Story Read Story
Positively gearedNewbie renovators Bill and Kara expected lots of challenges and a little chaos when extending their five-bedroom home in Garden Suburb. However, with a dream team in place, it went without a glitch. As home owners Bill and Kara had paid off their mortgage they were looking to invest in a rental property. “We wanted... Read Story Read Story
With a touch of copperOver the years, Roz and Ray have renovated and lived in more homes than they can remember but this is the first house they have built from scratch –and quite possibly their forever home. Having renovated many properties in and around Newcastle, Roz and Ray knew this stunning location overlooking Bar Beach came at a... Read Story Read Story
Many businesses across the country have found themself having to close their doors due to COVID-19, however, the Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) is reassuring customers of their accessibility even during these times.
Ditching the hustle and bustle of the “big city” for a more relaxed country lifestyle may sound like a dream come true. But what happens when you wake up and find yourself totally unprepared for the reality of the treechange experience?